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25 10, 2018

How to Close Your First Deal in Business

By |October 25th, 2018|blog, Business, news|Comments Off on How to Close Your First Deal in Business

rawpixel / Pixabay Recently a colleague of mine reached out to me to see what he should be doing now that he was in the process of negotiating his first deal. It would be a sweet deal for the company in the six-figure range, so there was a lot of pressure on his [...]

23 10, 2018

How to Get a Donation From the Moment of Lead Generation

By |October 23rd, 2018|blog, Marketing, personal|Comments Off on How to Get a Donation From the Moment of Lead Generation

rawpixel / Pixabay So many nonprofits are treading water. We know this, and if you have been in the philanthropic sector for even a year, you probably know it as well. Organizations spend money and also a lot of time, which by the way is also a valuable currency, promoting digital ads on [...]

18 10, 2018

The Second Act Comes as an Encore Entrepreneur

By |October 18th, 2018|blog, Business, news|Comments Off on The Second Act Comes as an Encore Entrepreneur

Free-Photos / Pixabay A lot of ink is spent taking time to understand how to bend to the interests, ways of communications and, yes, whims of the bright shiny new generation. We all do it because it's an essential part of business. Millennials, increasingly, represent a large piece of the market share of [...]

16 10, 2018

It’s Not Too Late for Giving Tuesday Planning

By |October 16th, 2018|blog, Development, news|Comments Off on It’s Not Too Late for Giving Tuesday Planning

This year Giving Tuesday is on Tuesday, November 27th. I'm sure you've got everything together, and you're finalizing your plans for what to do for the most significant fundraising day on the calendar! If you're looking for final ideas about what you should be doing, download the free Funds2Orgs digital resource guide. Don't miss Giving [...]

11 10, 2018

Be Aware of What is in Plain Sight; Live a Better Life

By |October 11th, 2018|blog, personal, Personal Inspiration|Comments Off on Be Aware of What is in Plain Sight; Live a Better Life

jill111 / Pixabay Yesterday I sent a YouTube video to my team that was inspired by the commencement speech of the late David Foster Wallace in 2005 at Kenyon College. If you have less about 10 minutes, I recommend that you watch it, and if you don't possibly have the time to watch [...]

9 10, 2018

A Nonprofit’s Guide to the World of Corporate Social Responsibility

By |October 9th, 2018|blog, Nonprofit Leadership, personal|Comments Off on A Nonprofit’s Guide to the World of Corporate Social Responsibility

Would you like to learn how you can strategically raise money and get volunteers from corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs? Would you like to understand what you have to do to attract the highest levels of funding? If that is the case, then I'd like to give you the opportunity to get the information that [...]

4 10, 2018

Amazon Isn’t Killing Your Business, You Are

By |October 4th, 2018|blog, Business, news|Comments Off on Amazon Isn’t Killing Your Business, You Are

PatternPictures / Pixabay A few days ago, I went to the store to pick up a few items after work, which was the peak time in retail. When I went to pay, I looked at two registers with cashiers and very long lines. I then chose to contend with self-service, and when I [...]

2 10, 2018

The Essential Guide to the World of Corporate Social Responsibility

By |October 2nd, 2018|blog, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on The Essential Guide to the World of Corporate Social Responsibility

Today I would like to thank my colleagues at OneCause for what has been a great partnership. In case you’re not aware of it, we’ve recently published A Nonprofit’s Guide to the World of Corporate Social Responsibility. You can find your free copy of this vital digital resource paper one the OneCause site. Corporate social [...]

27 09, 2018

YOU Matter; You Can Do Anything

By |September 27th, 2018|blog, Business, personal|Comments Off on YOU Matter; You Can Do Anything

sasint / Pixabay If you're a business leader, you likely have your share of critics. I know I have my own fan club. I've told this story in other mediums, but I think it bears repeating because sometimes the world can be a very tough place that seems to serve to beat people [...]

25 09, 2018

Nonprofit Pro’s Peer to Peer Conference

By |September 25th, 2018|blog, news, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on Nonprofit Pro’s Peer to Peer Conference

One of the leading nonprofit resources is Nonprofit Pro. One of the reasons my team and I like them so much is because they provide organizations real, relevant and engaging information that is essential for the current fundraising environment. In other words, they're not providing the same, old and tired solutions for nonprofit challenges. Between [...]